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Tooth extraction - advice for anyone in same boat!

  • Thread starter anothernervoususer
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Junior member
Jun 13, 2023
United Kingdom
Hello all

I had my lower first molar partially extracted on Wednesday, I say partially as they couldn’t get it all out, have to be referred to hospital to get the rest out.

Anyway, they seem to have taken the crown part off so it’s just like a flat surface on the gum for the time being.

My question and advice would be, how long does it take to get used to what I can only describe as a huge hole in my mouth? My tongue keeps going in the spot and I keep freaking out as it just feels SO weird. I hope I get used to it soon :(.
Seriously - give it a week and you'll have adjusted !